Baulk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bɔːk|  American pronunciation of the word baulk
Brit.  |bɔːk|  British pronunciation of the word baulk

noun

- the area on a billiard table behind the balkline (syn: balk)
- something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress (syn: balk, check, deterrent, handicap, hindrance, impediment)
- one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof (syn: balk, rafter)

verb

- refuse to comply (syn: balk, jib, resist)

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: baulk
he/she/it: baulks
present participle: baulking
past tense: baulked
past participle: baulked
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